Walking towards the Light from the cross of a King

A blog by Josh Humbert

This Elephant Saved A Marriage


A true story (and a stuffed fable) all about marriage, forgiveness, and hope.

May 3, 2018 · 3 Comments

Kanye, Bieber, Nacho & Jesus


Kanye, Bieber, Nacho and Jesus? This isn’t the setup to a bad joke…it actually goes to the deepest truths about humanity (without the help of eagle powers).

March 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

God Among Atheists And Wrestling Fans


Refuse to get pinned as the invitation of God is brought to bear on a famous atheist and fans of wrestling.

February 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Your Death Star Must Die


One of the most dangerous weapons you possess is at your fingertips. Here’s how to destroy it.

May 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

Invited To A Party To That Never Happens


Does the disaster of the FYRE festival seem familiar to you? It should and here’s why.

May 2, 2017 · 1 Comment

THE Complaint Against God And The Comedy of Crying Toddlers


The most brutal question God ever faces in Scripture with answers from crying babies. True story.

July 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

3 Things Christians Can Learn From Ants


Celebrating the ant in a world full of “anti” this and that.

April 12, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Princess Bride And The Lion Man: A Good Friday Devotion


You want a short devotional on Good Friday? As you wish.

March 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Options For The Worst Day Of Your Life


Two men face incredible loss. One God meets them there. See how Triumph comes out of Sadness.

March 8, 2016 · 9 Comments

For Your (Or Your Kids) Sleepless Nights


Two good things to help you (or your kids) find rest.

January 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Prestige


In episode 3 of the Cross-Cutting Culture Podcast we dive into Christopher Nolan’s film, The Prestige. Listen in and join the conversation in our Facebook group.

January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Star Wars: The Force Awakens


The second episode of the Cross-Cutting Culture Podcast dives into Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Podcast – Creed


The first episode of the Cross-cutting Culture Podcast. We discuss the 7th movie of the Rocky franchise, Creed.

January 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

When Prayer Shaming Began


The origins (and defeat) of prayer shaming.

December 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

How To Be A Skeptic Of Jesus


Everyone has doubts, it’s what we do with them that counts.

October 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

When Your Solution Is…*Loading*…


Airport security lines, deserts, and how not to die of thirst.

August 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

Wisdom Of The 90’s: Aladdin


Finding the real Diamond in the rough of 90’s cinema. Exploring royalty, riches, and a tale of two Princes.

August 18, 2015 · 3 Comments

Make That Beauty Call


What is beauty? Where can it be found? What can it do? Finding clarity in the middle of Western movies and my wife’s battle with cancer.

March 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Wrestling With Revenge, Redemption, and Robots


Yes…as a matter of fact, a robotic nurse actually can revolutionize a tired Hollywood theme with Gospel truth. Read this now…fer yer health!

March 10, 2015 · 4 Comments

The Scars Of God


What brings real hope and comfort in suffering? What sets Christianity apart from everything else? The scars of God.

January 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Grace Beneath The Waves


Storms approach. The hurricane arrives. Cancer is here. But under the waves…we find the wild, free, surprising grace of God.

December 2, 2014 · 21 Comments

What Romantic Comedies Get Right (No, Seriously!)


Could the…(gulp)..rom-com’s actually point us toward a bigger truth? What can these type of films tell us about the pursuit of God?

November 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Calvin, Hobbes, Everclear, and God. Part 2.


Fighting off nurses. Asking tough questions. Discovering real fatherhood through the Ultimate Father. This is the second post in a series on fathers.

October 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

It Happened Again…


Examining church conflict, confused dogs, and the mirrors we must hold up.

September 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jesus, Hedberg, Evernote, And You. Part Two.


The final in a series of posts about the spiritual discipline of keeping a journal.

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jesus, Hedberg, Evernote, And You. Part One.


The first in a two-part series examining a helpful tool for growing in Christ.

September 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Dear Lukewarm Christian….


Looking for a cure for lukewarm Christianity in the story of Elijah and the great showdown.

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

God vs Shame


One of the hardest commands that God ever gives…and He gives it twice! A look at Hosea and the close love of God.

January 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

Grace, Work, And Pop-tart Directions


The wisdom of Pop-tart directions and how to have a good year.

January 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Reformation Of An Approval Junkie


A treasured text from guest writer Jerry Canupp on the goodness of Romans 8.

December 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Press On.


A treasured text from guest writer Mike Murrie. Thinking through a simple phrase that applies even when life seems complex.

September 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Worst (and Best!) Place to Hide


There was a time when I spent 20 minutes crawling on my stomach for the chance to scare one of my best friends. And yes, it’s possible (ahem, likely) that … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · 3 Comments

Soundtrack for a Prodigal Son


What runs through your mind at your lowest point? When you stare at rock-bottom; when your plans have all failed; when the promises of joy have been unmasked as lies … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Moral Case for Sex Before Marriage and My Response


Breaking down the moral case for (and against) sex before marriage. Where do these paths end up? What truly satisfies?

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Of Beginnings, Batman, and other things that matter…


Finding a place to start again and celebrating one of the greatest words of all time.

July 10, 2011 · 2 Comments